Sunday 25 February 2018

WATCH: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them first trailer is haunting and magical

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
Aoife Kelly

Aoife Kelly

The very first teaser trailer for Harry Potter spin off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them has landed courtesy of Warner Bros.

The film stars Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterson and Colin Farrell but it's the first two who feature predominantly in the sneak peek.

Directed by David Yates, who directed the Harry Potter films from the fifth instalment, the film is based on an encyclopedia of Newt Scamander's (Redmayne) magical creatures which JK Rowling wrote for charity back in 2001.

It's the first screenplay exclusively written by JK Rowling, who simply gave creative input into all ten Harry Potter movies.

Redmayne plays the eccentric magizoologist who heads to New York where he opens a case full of habitats primed for a collection of rare and endangered creatures from across the world.  Once they're out, they're out...

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